Providing food, warmth, and a path home for homeless men, women, and children.

Holiday Headquarters

At Sacramento Loaves & Fishes the holidays are one of the busiest times of the year. We work with the generosity of our community to provide survival supplies for the winter such as coats, sleeping bags, tents, gloves, and much more. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving we hold our largest meal service for nearly 1,000 men, women, and children— in just one day.

However, none of the work we do is possible without you. We do not accept government funds. The majority of our support comes from people like you who are trying to make a difference in the lives of the most marginalized in our community.
There are many ways to help your homeless neighbors this holiday season, from donating to our programs to bringing food for our holiday meals – read on!

Homeless Child
Women and children can find survival supplies and connections to resources in a welcoming, safe, encouraging environment.

Learn more about Maryhouse and Mustard Seed School.
Homeless Women
Our Dining Room serves a hot, hearty midday meal for up to 800 people every day. For many of our guests, this is their only connection to nutritious food.

Learn more about the Dining Room.
Homeless Men
We meet our guests and their needs where they are. Friendship Park brings together everything from survival supplies to local homeless services providers in one place.

Learn more about Friendship Park.

Donate to our life-saving programs here.

March for the homeless!

No Government Funds

Loaves & Fishes does not accept or solicit government funds. This policy allows us to meet our guests where they are, take their individual needs into account, and grow our programs to better support them. We are free to be a voice for homeless men, women, and children and when necessary stand up to government officials without fear of losing our funding.

This also means that we rely entirely on private and community support, so you literally make our work possible. Your support keeps nearly 1,000 daily guests from constant hunger, desperation, and despair. Together we can do BIG things for Sacramento's homeless men, women, and children.

Learn More about our No Government Funds policy.

Fundraise for our guests!

Celebrate a birthday, major milestone, or just a random Tuesday
by supporting Sacramento’s homeless men, women, and children.

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North C Street Stories

Get an inside look at Loaves & Fishes with our North C Street Stories,
an authentic behind-the-scenes look at our guests, volunteers, and staff,
as well as struggles and victories that happen on campus every day.

Loaves & Fishes helped Ron focus on finding housing and a job - and ending fourteen years of homelessness
Ron's Triumph
Despite Daryl’s Health, He Dreams of Boating
Daryl Dreams of Boating
North C Street Stories - Children sleeping outside: we need shelter.
Children sleeping outside: we...

Contact Us

Street Address:
1351 North C. St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

PO Box 13495
Sacramento, CA 95813

Phone: 916-446-0874
Fax: 916-446-0875


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